Painter 2018 Tutorials

Painter 2018 Tutorials

See what’s new in Painter 2018! In this series of tutorials, the Painter Masters give you an in-depth look at some of the exciting new and enhanced features. Painter 2018 allows you to make an effortless transition from traditional to digital art, and accomplish natural, professional results in less time. Expand your digital art capabilities using a phenomenal collection of the world’s most realistic Natural-Media®. Experiment with unlimited art materials trusted by artists worldwide, including thick paints, flowing watercolors, and texture-filled media. Take advantage of in-app learning, Photoshop compatibility, 2.5D texture painting, and industry leading photo painting tools.

Image by Aaron Rutten

Thick Paint Media

In this tutorial, Painter Master Cher Pendarvis introduces you to the exciting new Thick Paint media in Painter 2018.


Thick Texture Brushes

Painter Master Don Seegmiller demonstrates the new Thick Texture brushes using cover and source blending.


Painter 2018 Review

Painter Master Aaron Rutten gives you a quick tour of his favorite new features and enhancements in Painter 2018.


How to Fill with Texture

See how easy it is to fill with a texture – just choose a selection brush, create a selection on your image and select a texture to fill it with.

New Cloning Capabilities

Painter Master Cher Pendarvis explores the new Painter 2018 photo art features that allow you to clone using textures.


Drip and Liquid Technologies

Painter Master Aaron Rutton shows off 3 new blenders: Fractured Blender, Stencil Oily Blender and Speckle Diffuse Blender.


Enhancing Illustrations with Thick Paint

In this tutorial, Painter Master Justin Buus demonstrates how he uses Thick Paint to enhance an illustration sketch.


Random Grain Rotation

When you enable random grain rotation, Painter will slightly rotate the grain in each stroke, creating a more natural and organic look to your work.

Texture Synthesis

In this tutorial, Painter Master Justin Buus shows you how to use the new Texture Synthesis feature in Painter 2018.


New Selection Brushes

In this tutorial, Painter Master Don Seegmiller demonstrates several of the new Selection brushes in Painter 2018.


Wet Oily and Rough Palette Knife Cloners

See how Painter Master Aaron Rutten uses the Wet Oily and Rough Palette Knife cloner brushes to create a clone painting.


Making a Custom Selection Brush

In this tutorial, Painter Master Elite Cher Pendarvis shows you how to create a custom selection brush from sections of your artwork.

See what's new in Painter 2018!

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